Cahuita National Park
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Located on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast, Cahuita National Park is an ecological treasure known for its lush coastal rainforest and vibrant marine ecosystem. Stretching along the eastern coast of the Limón Province, it covers about 2,711 hectares on land and protects 23,290 hectares of marine area. The park boasts the largest living coral reef in Costa Rica, hosting a colourful array of marine life. Its terrestrial landscape includes mangroves, wetlands, and pristine beaches lined with palm trees.

The region has a tropical climate, with high humidity and temperatures averaging 25-30°C. Rainfall is common throughout the year, but February to April and September to October are often the driest months. Cahuita's diverse ecosystems, from coastal forests to coral reefs, are home to a wide range of flora and fauna. The park is known for its howler and capuchin monkeys, sloths, and numerous bird species like toucans and herons. Marine life includes colourful fish, sea turtles, and reef sharks, offering superb snorkelling and diving opportunities.

Visitors can enjoy hiking on the scenic coastal trail from Cahuita to Puerto Vargas or exploring the coral reef. Snorkelling tours are available to experience the underwater beauty up close. The park also provides insights into the region's Afro-Caribbean culture, with Cahuita village showcasing traditional cuisine and music.

Conservation efforts focus on protecting the fragile coral reefs and educating visitors on responsible tourism practices. The park embodies a serene atmosphere, inviting exploration of its rich biodiversity and cultural tapestry. Whether for wildlife spotting, underwater adventures, or relaxing on the beach, Cahuita National Park is a tropical haven that captivates all who visit.

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Geeky Facts about Cahuita National Park

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The park protects Costa Rica’s largest coral reef, home to over 30 species of coral.

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It shelters over 400 species of marine fish, 35 species of reptiles, and more than 100 species of mammals.

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Cahuita became a national park in 1978 to preserve both its terrestrial and marine ecosystems.

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